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Tenoroc Public Use Area

Closures and Updates Related to COVID-19

As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to impact our communities, the FWC is taking proactive measures to protect stakeholders, staff and volunteers. Find information related to WMA closures by clicking the red "COVID-19 Updates" button below. Before visiting a WMA, check the open/closed status of that WMA. Please also note some WMAs and recreational areas within WMAs throughout the state have been closed by partner agencies.

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Things to Do

Enjoy superior lake and bank fishing, explore the trail system, or use the shooting sports center.


Tenoroc is a gateway site for the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail and offers viewing opportunities year-round.

Habitat and Management

Intensive management and restoration has resulted in some of the best catch rates in the state for a variety of sport fish.


Phosphate mining from the 1950s to the 1970s created borrow pits that were later converted into top-notch fishing destinations.

Planning Your Visit

Tenoroc is located in Polk County, two miles northeast of Lakeland.

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